Health & Wellness Information

Mental Health Resources - Nova Scotia

A new virus like COVID-19 can create fear and anxiety. It is important to take care of your mental health and be aware of resources that can help yourself and others.

  • If you or a family member needs help with a mental health and addictions challenge, and would like to self-refer to a mental health and/or addictions clinic, service, program through the Nova Scotia Health Authority or IWK Health Centre, call 1-855-922-1122, Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
  • If you or someone you care about is experiencing a mental health or addictions, crisis, please phone the Mental Health Mobile Crisis Line (available 24/7) at 902.429.8167 or 1.888.429.8167, or call 911
  • Text CONNECT to 686868
  • Nova Scotians 18+ who want help with anxiety and depression can access the ICAN Anxiety Program, which provides access to a secure website, weekly telephone support from a coach and more

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To self-refer, go to: